Anybody who follows college sports even semi-closely is inured to scandal. These guys are taking sham classes, those ones are getting free dealership cars, that one is getting money slipped under the table by an agent. But even beyond the sheer mind-numbing quantity of “scandals,” the NCAA is an immoral garbage heap,…
Monken turned the program around after they went from 12-2 to 0-12 in one season. Bummer for Southern Miss.
Southern Miss is finally emerging out of what feels like a decade of dark years, and senior receiver Mike Thomas helped put the Golden Eagles up 21-3 on Louisiana Tech with this gorgeous catch.
It's rare that a free throw attempt is delayed for five minutes, but it happened tonight in El Paso as the Conference USA semifinal between Southern Mississippi and Louisiana Tech forced officials to review footage of what was, essentially, a prank.
In 1993, Southern Mississippi's golden eagle mascot Nugget II starved to death under mysterious circumstances, and alumni paid off the government to make questions go away. For two decades, students and alumni have been trying to bring a bird back to campus. This might be the closest they get.
Kansas State guard Angel Rodriguez was born in Puerto Rico, but don't tell the Southern Miss band that. (Maybe they don't know Puerto Rico is in the United States either, anyway.) Here's what it sounded like on the court late in the first half of their matchup today in Pittsburgh. [TruTV]
It's Christmas Eve, but there was no peace on Earth in (apparently) heathen Hawai'i, as the first half of the Sheraton Hawai'i Bowl got ugly with a brief bit of violence after Southern Miss scored a touchdown to take a lead into the locker room. [ESPN]